Dr. Brian Johnson, MD

Dr. Brian Johnson, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Brian Johnson, MD is a dermatologist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in dermatology.Read his story

Virginia Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center

12695 McManus Blvd Ste 4A-B

Newport News, VA 23602
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • Optima Health
  • Tricare
  • Virginia Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Johnson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Skin Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mohs Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
more than 67% of peers

Dr. Johnson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Johnson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Johnson "The Virginia Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center is headed by Dr. Brian L. Johnson, a Dermatologic Surgeon who began his medical training at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. Upon graduation, he was designated a United States Navy medical officer. His Navy medical career was diversified, serving on three naval ships. He also participated in major deployments and field assignments with the Seabees and Special Forces. The majority of his clinical time was spent at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. Dr. Johnson studied dermatology at John Hopkins and completed a Mohs Surgery Fellowship at Northwestern Skin Cancer Institute in Chicago, following in the footsteps of his father, renowned dermatologist and dermatopathologist Dr. Bernett L. Johnson Jr. After 24 years of service, Dr. Johnson retired from the Navy and established Virginia Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center. Dr. Johnson is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American College of Mohs Surgery and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Johnson treats conditions of the skin, hair and nails. However, his emphasis is on the treatment of skin cancer using the Mohs Micrografic surgical technique, an advanced surgical procedure for the treatment of skin cancers."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Johnson " Virginia Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center is a comprehensive dermatology practice specializing in skin cancer treatments and diseases of the skin, hair and nails. Under the direction of board certified dermatologist Dr. Brian L. Johnson, Virginia Dermatology is well versed in the most up-to-date techniques and equipment, including Mohs Micrographic surgery, and strives to give patients the best care available today"

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

10  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermaplaning
  • Eye Procedure
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fat Reduction Procedure
  • Fractional Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Hair Transplants
  • Injection
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Tightening
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Tattoo Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Naval Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Johns Hopkins University Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Northwestern Skin Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Johnson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnson to family and friends
19 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Johnson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Was seen for a small basal cell removal on my nose that has turned into a nasty scar because of a poor procedure. Go to a real plastic surgeon.
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Applied comforting measures and overall a great doctor!
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I would never go anywhere else. I also wish other medical offices were as conscientious and kind
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Good except for temp. Turn heat up as it is cold outside. Love Lori & she is very thorough in her exam.
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